Destiny 2: Dares of Eternity

30TH ANNIVERSARY // FREE ACTIVITY

Activity Info

Become a contestant in the Dares of Eternity and compete in challenges from across the paraverse.

Availability: Free to Play

Fireteam: 1-6 Players

Location: Eternity

Recommended Power

DifficultyRecommended PowerMatchmaking
Normal1350Yes
Legend 1550No

Weekly Challenges

ChallengeReward
Complete Dares of Eternity. Legend difficulty grants additional progress. 0/3Powerful Gear (Tier 1)
Complete Dares of Eternity with a score of 250000 or higher. 0/1Pinnacle Gear

Modifiers

NORMAL

Recommended Power: 1350

Matchmaking ON

LEGEND

Recommended Power: 1550

Matchmaking OFF

Modifiers

Modifers

  • Keep It Loaded: Guardians deal increased damage with Sidearms.

  • Champion Foes: You will face Barrier, and Overload, and Unstoppable Champions. You must equip Anti-Barrier, Anti-Overload, and Anti-Unstoppable mods to your arms armor to defeat them. These mods come from the Seasonal Artifact.

  • Equipment Locked: You will not be able to change your equipment after this activity starts.

  • Match Game: Enemy shields are highly resistant to all unmatched elemental damage.

  • Contestants: Disciples of the Neigh
    - Round 1: Hive
    - Round 2: Fallen
    - Final Round: Valus Ta'aurc (Cabal)

  • Champion Foes: You will face Barrier, Overload, and Unstoppable Champions.

  • Melee Health Increase: Melee units have increased health. Item

  • Empath: Enhanced radar. Take increased damage from melee.

  • Solar Singe: Solar damage increases slightly from all sources.Item

Weekly Weapons (Jun 14 – Jun 21):

Weapon Image

Weapon Name

Type

Type: Shotgun

Element: Arc

Ammo: Special

Type: Sidearm

Element: Kinetic

Ammo: Primary

Type: Auto Rifle

Element: Void

Ammo: Primary

Type: Scout Rifle

Element: Kinetic

Ammo: Primary

Type: Fusion Rifle

Element: Arc

Ammo: Special

Type: Submachine Gun

Element: Arc

Ammo: Primary

Sniper Rifle

Element: Kinetic

Ammo: Special

Type: Sword

Element: Void

Ammo: Heavy

Type: Shotgun

Element: Kinetic

Ammo: Special


Type: Pulse Rifle

Element: Void

Ammo: Primary

Type: Shotgun

Element: Solar

Ammo: Special

Type: Grenade Launcher

Element: Void

Ammo: Heavy

Type: Sidearm
Element: Arc
Ammo: Primary

Type: Sniper Rifle
Element: Solar
Ammo: Special

Source: The table above with made possible with info from this very helpful Google Spreadsheet by Fillinek#6079.


ABOUT

Activity

Xûr (and a horse made of stars) invites you to play a game. Spin a giant wheel, impress the eternal equine, and leave footprints in gold as you make your way through Xûr’s Treasure Hoard.

Exotic Quest

Reunite with an Exotic Sidearm (Forerunner) that you may recognize from adventures long ago. It led you to glory then and it will do so again.


Gameplay Info

Activity Streaks

When you run Dares of Eternity at least two times consecutively (back to back, without going to orbit or starting any other activity including going to the Tower), you’ll start an Activity Streak. While this streak is active, subsequent Dares of Eternity runs will grant an additional +25 Strange Favor per streak bonus. The streak caps out at five consecutive completions. The following actions will break your Activity Streak in Dares of Eternity:

  • Visiting a destination
    • Exceptions include the Tower, H.E.L.M, Xur’s Treasure Trove, and returning to orbit
  • Leaving mid-Eternity run
    • This completely removes your streak
  • Playing another activity
    • This completely removes your streak

Daily Bounties

Make sure to grab daily bounties and additional bounties from Xur as they grant XP, complete them in Dares of Eternity:

  • Complete 1x Dares of Eternity.
  • Defeat 4x champions.
  • Defeat 30x enemies with kinetic weapons.
  • Defeat enemies with Arc damage; Arc melee kills grant more progress.

Rank Up Rewards

When you reach rank 16, you can reset your Strange Favor, which will reset Xur’s offerings. You may only reset your Strange Favor five times per season.

RankInitial RewardPost-Reset Reward
Rank Upsx1 Strange Engram
Complete Dares of Eternity runs to increase this rank. Increasing your Strange Favor Rank grants rewards and the large treasure chests in the area
x1 Strange Engram
Rank 4Strange Key (used as part of the Forerunner exotic quest)x3 Upgrade Modules
Rank 7x3 Upgrade Modulesx3 Enhancement Cores
Rank 10x3 Enhancement Coresx3 Enhancement Cores
Rank 13x2 Enhancement Prisms x2 Enhancement Prisms
Rank 16Anomalous Access Cardx2 Enhancement Prisms
Rank 16 Completedx1 Ascendant Shard
You may reset your rank to obtain more rewards, which also grants an Ascendant Shard.
x1 Exotic Engram

Sources: in-game, thegamer, pcinvasion

Final Boss Encounter

The final bosses in Dares of Eternity are quite simple but do require a bit of mechanics to get through. Here’s what to do with each boss-type:

Final BossHow to Complete
HiveCrotaKill the Swordbearer Knights walking out of the portals around the arena to get a Hive sword. Attack Crota with the sword to do damage to him. He will spawn two aspects of himself mid-encounter, and damaging them will count towards the total boss damage.
VexZydronDodge the detainment protocol walls that Zydron spawns in the first phase. Players can shoot themselves out of detainment. When ads spawn in, kill all the Keybearers to remove Zydron’s shield and begin the damage phase. Repeat the process until he’s defeated.
CabalValus Ta’aurcDamage the boss when he first spawns in, until he activates his shield. Players should now kill the glowing Siegebringers, which will trigger Thresher ships to arrive. Once destroyed, they will spawn Dare Cores. Throw the cores into the two generators next to the boss to destroy his shield and begin the final damage phase.

Sources: The chart via gamerant.com.


Loot

From Dares of Eternity chest.

Weapons

Weapon NameTypeSeason
Night WatchKinetic Scout RifleArrivals
Berenger’s MemoryPower Grenade Launcher (Void)Arrivals
Last PerditionEnergy Pulse Rifle (Void)Arrivals
Main IngredientEnergy Fusion Rifle (Arc)Arrivals
Outrageous FortunePower Grenade Launcher (Solar)Arrivals
WishbringerEnergy Shotgun (Solar)Arrivals
Steel SybilPower Sword (Void)Arrivals
Gnawing HungerEnergy Auto Rifle (Void)Arrivals
Long ShadowKinetic Sniper Rifle Arrivals
Toil and TroubleKinetic Shotgun Arrivals
Ikelos_SMG_V1.0.2Energy Submachine GunArrivals

Armor

Armor NameTypeSeason
BrayTech Absolute Zero MarkTitan Class ItemWorthy
BrayTech Sn0bootsTitan Leg ArmorWorthy
BrayTech Sn0helmTitan HelmetWorthy
BrayTech Thermal GripsTitan ArmsWorthy
Lost Pacific HelmTitan HelmetLost
Lost Pacific GauntletsTitan ArmsLost
Lost Pacific Grieves Titan LegsLost
BrayTech Iron-Heart EngineTitan Chest ArmorWorthy

Treasure Loot Hoard

Treasure Chest Weapons

From the large Chest by Xur, requires Treasure Keys.

Weapon NameType
Pardon Our DustKinetic Shotgun
Wastelander M5Kinetic Shotgun
BxR-55 BattlerEnergy Pulse Rifle (solar)
Retraced PathTrace Rifle (legendary/solar)
Half-TruthsPower Sword (arc)
The Other HalfPower Sword (void)

Armor (This armor is available from the chest in the Treasure Hoard)

Titan

NameType
Pfhorian HelmHelmet
Pfhorian GauntletsArms
Pfhorian PlateChest Armor
Pfhorian GreavesLegs
Pfhorian MarkClass Item

Hunter

NameType
Deimosborn MaskHelmet
Deimosborn GripsArms
Deimosborn VestChest Armor
Deimosborn StridesLegs
Deimosborn CloakClass Item

Warlock

NameType
S’phtish CoverHelmet
S’phtish GlovesArms
S’phtish RobesChest Armor
S’phtish BootsLegs
S’phtish BondClass Item

Other Items

Item Type
Equator Shell Exotic Ghost ShellExotic Ghost Shell
Unixûrsal VoyagerExotic Ship
Inspired EidolonExotic Sparrow
Sweaty ConfettiLegendary Weapon Mod

VENDOR LOOT TABLE

Starhorse Loot

Check out the Starhorse page for more details and info.

Weapons

Weapon NameTypeSeason
Outrageous FortuneArrivals
Ikelos_SMG_V1.0.2Arrivals
WishbringerArrivals
The Last DanceArrivals
Steel SybilArrivals
Last PerditionArrivals
Ikelos_SR_V1.0.2Arrivals

Armor

Armor NameTypeSeason
Lost Pacific GauntletsTitan ArmsLost
Lost Pacific HelmTitan HelmetLost
Lost Pacific GrievesTitan LegsLost
Lost Pacific MarkTitan Class ItemLost
BrayTech Iron-Heart EngineTitan Chest ArmorWorthy
BrayTech Absolute Zero MarkTitan ArmsWorthy
BrayTech Sn0helmTitan LegsWorthy

Credit: @alex_mmorales on Twitter


Treasure Keys

By default, you may only open the large chest next to Xur, which grants new weapons. However, there are several other chests located in the Treasure Hoard as well.

Armor Sets (Located in the corners of room, where statues of each class are)

TypeRankCostChest Location
Helmet4x3 Treasure KeysCorners of room
Arms4x3 Treasure KeysCorners of room
Chest7x5 Treasure KeysCorners of room
Legs10x5 Treasure KeysCorners of room
Class Item13x7 Treasure KeysCorners of room

Other Items (These large chests are located in the center-ish of the room)

TypeRankCost
Celebration Weapon ModMust have completed To the Daring Go the Spoils.x1 Treasure Key
Sparrow16x7 Treasure Key
Ship16x7 Treasure Key

Treasure Hoard Treasure Keys Rewards

RankCost and Reward
Rank 1 x1 Treasure Key: 30th Anniversary Weapon Chest
x1 Treasure Key: Sweaty Confetti Chest
Rank 4x3 Treasure Keys: Helmet Universal Ornament
x3 Treasure Keys: Arms Universal Ornament
Rank 7x5 Treasure Keys: Chest Universal Ornament
Rank 10 x5 Treasure Keys: Boots Universal Ornament
Rank 13x7 Treasure Keys: Class Item Universal Ornament
Rank 16x3 Treasure Keys: Equator Shell Exotic Ghost Shell
x5 Treasure Keys: Inspired Eidolon Sparrow
x7 Treasure Keys: Unixûrsal Voyager Exotic Ship

30th Anniversary Triumphs and Rewards

These are the other rewards you can obtain by completing Triumphs (view Triumphs on light.gg):

TriumphObjectiveRewardTriumphs Points
Let’s See What You’ll Be Taking HomeSpend Treasure Keys in Xûr’s Treasure Room on Eternity.
Repeat WinnerDefeat final bosses in Dares of Eternity.Anniversary Pose emote
Special Guest ScarDefeat Xûr’s Chosen in the Lightning Round.Ultra Plasmic Shader
Old Friends, Old CouchComplete Dares of Eternity on Legend difficulty with a fireteam of 2 to 4 Guardians.The Seat of Power multiplayer emote
Fateful SpinFace each of the Wheel of Adversity’s challenges in Dares of Eternity on Legend difficulty.Joyful Burst exotic emote
Special Guest ScarDefeat Xûr’s Chosen in the Lightning Round.
Daring DisplaysComplete Starhorse bounties. Weekly and Legend-difficulty Starhorse bounties grant additional progress.
Paraversal PrizeEarn the Exotic Sidearm, Forerunner.
Grasp of Avarice CompleteComplete the “Grasp of Avarice” dungeon.Absolutely Cursed legendary emblem40
And Out Fly the WolvesEarn the Exotic Rocket Launcher Gjallarhorn.20
The Richest Dead Man AliveRecover Wilhelm-7’s messages.Hraesveglur – Gjallarhorn Ornament 10
30th AnniversaryComplete all (10) 30th Anniversary Triumphs. GRANTS TITLE: Vidmaster
Class-specific universal ornament (i.e., Thy Fearful Symmetry for the Warlock looks like a tiger’s helm)

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